Building for the Future

Local 793 members are busy developing a student residence and townhouse at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus at 700 Spadina Ave. The building will be a 23-storey, 508-bed student residence and the 3-storey townhouse will comprise 10 units, including offices and meeting rooms. General contractor is Daniels Corporation and the sub-contractor is Michael […]

Local 793 members are busy developing a student residence and townhouse at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus at 700 Spadina Ave.

The building will be a 23-storey, 508-bed student residence and the 3-storey townhouse will comprise 10 units, including offices and meeting rooms. General contractor is Daniels Corporation and the sub-contractor is Michael Bros. Excavating & Grading and York1.

The photos below show Local 793 members Tony Furlano and his nephew, apprentice Thomas Furlano working onsite.

Local 793 member, Tony Furlano
Local 793 member, Thomas Furlano

Members are busy working on key reactor components at Bruce Power

Members are keeping busy working on the Major Component Replacement (MCR) Project at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Tiverton, ON. The MCR Project began in January 2020 and focuses on the replacement of key reactor components in Units 3-8. Seen in the photo below is Local 793 member Mike Vanderlee standing in front of […]

Members are keeping busy working on the Major Component Replacement (MCR) Project at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Tiverton, ON. The MCR Project began in January 2020 and focuses on the replacement of key reactor components in Units 3-8.

Seen in the photo below is Local 793 member Mike Vanderlee standing in front of a John Deere 190G W excavator. Brother Mike is working at Unit 3 of the MCR Project.

Local 793 area offices to reopen on March 1, 2022

Local 793 area offices around the province will reopen on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Proof of vaccination will not be required to visit area offices, but to ensure the health and safety of all members and staff, the following rules will temporarily apply: 1. Masking requirements for indoor gatherings remains in place. Face masks must be […]

Local 793 area offices around the province will reopen on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Proof of vaccination will not be required to visit area offices, but to ensure the health and safety of all members and staff, the following rules will temporarily apply:

1. Masking requirements for indoor gatherings remains in place. Face masks must be worn at all times while inside an office and/or meeting space
2. Social distancing of at least 2-metres while indoors is required at all times

CLICK HERE to find the area office closest to you.

Members at Mammoet are in demand

Mammoet has many large projects in Sudbury and the surrounding area, including a large demand for cranes at IAMGOLD’s Côté Gold open-pit mine, located 150 kilometres north of Sudbury. Local 793 operators and crane apprentices are seen in the photo below at the Mammoet shop in Sudbury preparing for another work day. (L to R) […]

Mammoet has many large projects in Sudbury and the surrounding area, including a large demand for cranes at IAMGOLD’s Côté Gold open-pit mine, located 150 kilometres north of Sudbury.

Local 793 operators and crane apprentices are seen in the photo below at the Mammoet shop in Sudbury preparing for another work day.

(L to R) Local 793 members Gage Beland, Spencer Rivard, Jarod Clarke, Adam Pavlinic, Serge Montpellier, Tim Perih and Patrick Roussy

Income tax receipts and T4A’s available online

Income tax receipts representing Union and working dues for the 2021 taxation year, as well as other taxable benefit receipts from OEBAC (T4A’s), are now available to download or print on the Union website. All tax receipts and T4A’s were mailed out to members’ home addresses by Friday, February 18, 2022. If you do not […]

Income tax receipts representing Union and working dues for the 2021 taxation year, as well as other taxable benefit receipts from OEBAC (T4A’s), are now available to download or print on the Union website.

All tax receipts and T4A’s were mailed out to members’ home addresses by Friday, February 18, 2022. If you do not receive your Union dues tax receipts and/or T4A slips by Friday, March 11, 2022, please contact the OEBAC Member Call Centre at 1-844-793-1919

To access your receipts online, log into your member profile on the Local 793 website and click DOWNLOADABLE TAX FORMS (see image below).

General membership meeting scheduled for March 27, 2022

IUOE Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher announced in his latest video update that the Union’s general membership meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the OE Banquet & Conference Centre at head office in Oakville. The meeting begins at 10 am. WATCH NOW: VIDEO UPDATE: Business Manager Mike Gallagher for February 16, […]

IUOE Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher announced in his latest video update that the Union’s general membership meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the OE Banquet & Conference Centre at head office in Oakville. The meeting begins at 10 am.

WATCH NOW: VIDEO UPDATE: Business Manager Mike Gallagher for February 16, 2022

Proof of vaccination will not be required to attend the general membership meeting but to ensure the health and safety of all members and staff, masking requirements and social distancing of at least 2-metres while indoors will temporarily remain in place.

Also, in accordance with advice received from infectious disease specialist Dr. Colin Furness, rapid testing will be performed for all meeting registrants prior to entry due to a recent surge in COVID-19 infections.

In order to enforce these rules and comply with room occupancy limits, pre-registration will be required for those wishing to attend the general membership meeting.

When to pre-register:
Pre-registration for the general membership meeting is now open and will close on March 25, 2022, at 4pm.

How to pre-register:
To pre-register online, CLICK HERE
To pre-register by phone, call Marco Palladini at 1-877-793-4863 ext: 2113 or Stephanie Whaley at 1-877-793-4863 ext: 2218 (Monday to Friday from 9am – 4pm).

What to bring to the general membership meeting:

a) Union registration card
c) Face mask

Monthly district meetings to restart in March

With the Ontario government lifting COVID-19 restriction limits for indoor gatherings beginning March 1, 2022, Business Manager Mike Gallagher announced that Local 793 monthly district meetings will resume in March, beginning in Timmins on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Click here to view the Local 793 Events and Meetings calendar and learn how to pre-register. Proof […]

With the Ontario government lifting COVID-19 restriction limits for indoor gatherings beginning March 1, 2022, Business Manager Mike Gallagher announced that Local 793 monthly district meetings will resume in March, beginning in Timmins on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Click here to view the Local 793 Events and Meetings calendar and learn how to pre-register.

Proof of vaccination will not be required to enter area office meeting spaces but to ensure the health and safety of all members and staff attending district meetings, masking requirements and social distancing of at least 2-metres while indoors will temporarily remain in place.

To enforce these rules and comply with room occupancy limits, as per the Ontario Building Code, pre-registration will be required for those wishing to attend district meetings in March.

When to pre-register?

Pre-registration for each district meeting will open at 9am on the day before the scheduled meeting date and will close at 4pm the day of the district meeting.

How to pre-register?

Starting the day before your district meeting, call your district office to sign up and have your attendance confirmed. CLICK HERE to find the phone number of your district office.

You must call personally and not have someone call for you. Pre-register for your own district meeting if possible.

What to bring to the district meeting:

a) Union registration card
c) Face mask

CLICK HERE to watch Business Manager Mike Gallagher’s latest video update.

Local 793 purchases property in Hamilton to provide better service to members

The Executive Board of Local 793 has approved the purchase of a 2.15-acre property in Hamilton. The Board voted unanimously to approve the purchase for $2.76 million (plus HST). The deal officially closes March 18, 2022. The property is located at 1199 Barton Street and best suits the needs of the Local and members. Once […]

The Executive Board of Local 793 has approved the purchase of a 2.15-acre property in Hamilton.

The Board voted unanimously to approve the purchase for $2.76 million (plus HST). The deal officially closes March 18, 2022.

The property is located at 1199 Barton Street and best suits the needs of the Local and members. Once constructed, the building will serve as a hub office that will service members’ day-to-day requirements in South Central Ontario.

Business Manager Mike Gallagher and the Executive Board continue to search for appropriate properties to build hub offices in three other targeted regions of the province: Barrie, Sarnia, and Thunder Bay.

IMPORTANT VIDEO UPDATE: Business Manager Mike Gallagher for February 16, 2022

Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher delivers a video message on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.  In this video, Business Manager Gallagher delivers the following updates: [00:40] Many of our important collective agreements need to be renegotiated [01:28] We may disagree from time to time but we must stand together [03:35] It is important to […]

Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher delivers a video message on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.


In this video, Business Manager Gallagher delivers the following updates:

[00:40] Many of our important collective agreements need to be renegotiated
[01:28] We may disagree from time to time but we must stand together
[03:35] It is important to respect other people’s personal values and beliefs
[04:52] Ontario easing capacity restrictions, ending vaccine certificate system
[05:10] Monthly meetings in March, General Membership meeting March 27th
[06:14] Safety measures will be in place for all Union meetings
[08:05] Beware of unguarded conversations on social media platforms
[09:11] The right to protest is an essential component of Canadian democracy
[10:55] Days of Action protests against Premier Mike Harris
[12:43] Working for our members to achieve the best settlement possible
[14:16] Extend your hand in solidarity even if you can’t support their choices
[15:10] Be safe and remain vigilant

Sky is the limit for Local 793 members

Local 793 members are helping build a 46-story structural steel-framed commercial office tower in Toronto’s Financial District. General contractor is PCL Construction. Located at 160 Front Street West, the complex will rise 240 metres into the downtown skyline and is set to house new office and retail space. Banking giant TD will occupy 33 floors […]

Local 793 members are helping build a 46-story structural steel-framed commercial office tower in Toronto’s Financial District. General contractor is PCL Construction.

Located at 160 Front Street West, the complex will rise 240 metres into the downtown skyline and is set to house new office and retail space. Banking giant TD will occupy 33 floors of the tower. Completion is set for September 2023.

Seen in the photos below are Local 793 tower hoist operators working onsite: Union Steward Paul Piercey, Roland Piercey, Phillip Grzybowski, and Andrew Almeida.

Union Steward Paul Piercey
Roland Piercey
Phillip Grzybowski
Andrew Almeida